Visit: Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden, Domaine de L'enfoncement Anse Royale, Mahe, Mahe Island Seychelles
Enjoy access to Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden with this admission ticket, located just 2km in the hills above Anse Royale. Enjoy a self-guided walk around this 35-hectare garden, taking in the Garden Walk, Medicinal Plant Path and Rainforest Trail. There is also a delightful restaurant on site with amazing views of the coast.
This walk takes the visitor from the homestead through the vanilla and allspice areas to the tortoise pens and up to the view point. Along the path, nutmeg trees and citronella bushes can be viewed. The return walk goes through the unusual plants garden, the birds area, the pepper plantation and orchard. An orchid garden is being prepared. 20 mins. Gentle.
Medicinal Plants Path
A short walk through a sample of traditional Seychellois medicinal plants not seen elsewhere in the garden, 10 mins. Gentle.
Climbing through a coffee garden shaded by female coco-de-mer trees, this trail allows the visitor to walk through a stand of mature clove trees before turning and descending across a cinnamon plantation, the site of the old cinnamon distillery, an ylang-ylang valley and the giant bamboos. In the rainy season a miniature waterfall is visible. 20 mins. Moderate.